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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 99–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Alessandra L. González I would recommend this book for classroom instruction because of the general readability of salient issues of concern to scholars of Middle East women’s studies, anthropologists, sociologists, and other social scientists. Jansen convincingly portrays Moroccan fashion as a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 118–148.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Banu Gökarıksel; Anna Secor Since the 1980s, fashionable Islamic dress for women, or tesettür, has become a growing segment of the textile industry in Turkey, yet its meaning and practice remain hotly contested. Through an analysis of the representation of these styles in company catalogs and of...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2017) 13 (2): 321–323.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Alec Balasescu Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures . Lewis Reina . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . 400 pages. isbn 9780822359142. Copyright © 2017 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2017 Editors’ note: This book won the 2016 AMEWS...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (3): 398–400.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yasmine Nachabe Taan Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan . Marie Grace Brown . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press , 2017 . 240 pp. isbn 9781503602649 . Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In this...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2021) 17 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 March 2021
... offshoot Instagram page, this article examines digital repertoires of Muslim women’s self-styling as both pious and liberal. While the women-only Facebook group reproduced existing religious norms in contemporary language, the Instagram platform generated self-modulated performances of fashion and fitness...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 46–74.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Noor Al-Qasimi This article examines how the phenomenon of the ‘abaya-as-fashion is accommodated by the hegemonic order of Islamic patriarchy in the region of the Arab Gulf states. The traditional ‘abaya, or body veil commonly worn by national women across the Arab Gulf, is juxtaposed against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 March 2009
... and 2005, there were noticeable shift s in apprehensions of the burqa in the Western media. In Fall 2006, burqa images even appeared on the Paris runways and in Vogue fashion spreads. This article charts the burqa’s evolution from “shock to chic” and the process of its commodification in the Western...
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 1. Fashionable jilbab s in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. Figure 1. Fashionable jilbabs in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 4. Fashionable headscarves in different patterns and wrapping styles in shop windows in Amman. Author’s personal collection. Figure 4. Fashionable headscarves in different patterns and wrapping styles in shop windows in Amman. Author’s personal collection. More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 2. Fashionable ʿabaya s in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. Figure 2. Fashionable ʿabayas in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. More
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Published: 01 July 2015
Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. Figure 3. Fashionable veiling over Western-style clothes. Author’s personal collection. More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 58–90.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Reina Lewis Recently developed to serve the consumption needs of an emergent Islamic bourgeoisie, English-language Muslim lifestyle media depart from previous community media by including fashion as an integral part of the genre. Creating fashion editorial brings lifestyle publications up against...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 91–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... piously dressed woman. Simultaneously a consumer and a sign of piety, modest yet attractive, she seems to blur assumptions about the boundaries between image and substance, and in so doing generates anxiety. A booming Islamic fashion industry and Islamic fashion media traffic in this space, turning virtue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 139–160.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Figure 1. Fashionable jilbab s in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. Figure 1. Fashionable jilbabs in different shops in Amman. Author’s personal collection. ...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 200–202.
Published: 01 November 2010
... British Geographers, and in Women, Religion, and Space: Global Perspectives on Gender and Faith (ed. Karen Morin and Jeanne Guelke, 2007). She is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is currently collaborating with Anna Secor on a National Science Foundation–funded project on the transnational veiling-fashion industry based in Turkey. Ellen McLarney is Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University. She is...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2020) 16 (3): 346–350.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the Modern Middle East.” The conference was jointly convened by Reina Lewis, professor of cultural studies at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, and Yasmine Nachabe Taan, associate professor of art and design at LAU. Participants examined gender and colonial pasts through...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 July 2016
... religion and modernity. Rather than reconciling and fusing fashion as or through the veil, the analysis shows that respondents continue to view religion and fashion as opposites (71). According to the authors, this “palpable” tension (72) that arises in the combination of hijab and fashion seems to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 149–152.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Alexandria, she was far from being homogenous nor was she synonymous with the Westernised woman. Russell demonstrates how the cultural specificity led to blending new ideas, fashions, and goods with indigenous concepts of morality and virtue to create a version different from the European woman...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 226–228.
Published: 01 July 2019
... and international private sectors as well as the center of Port Said’s commercial culture. The innermost circle, which also makes up the core of this ethnographic study, is the enterprise named the Fashion Express in the book. Tracing the connections between the outer to the inner levels enables...